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tips for meeting dad for the first time

3 Tips for Meeting Your Dad for the First Time

Most kids don’t remember the first time they met their father because they were tiny little babies. But what about daughters like me? I didn’t meet my dad until I was an adult in my 20s. I had no idea how the meeting would go — or even if my father wanted to meet me! But I went to Israel anyway. If you’re getting ready to meet your dad for the first time, you may find my “the first time we met” story encouraging.

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How to Cope When the Past Keeps Returning to Haunt You

Perfect timing: today I hoped to write about sending past regrets, mistakes and failures off into the wilderness to be forgotten forever, but I couldn’t find the right hook. Then a She Blossoms reader asked what to do when the past keeps returning to haunt you — and bingo! The path became clear.

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How to Move On When You Want to Go Back

Moving on after you lose someone you love isn’t about “getting over it.” You’ll don’t just get over it and you’ll never be the same. But, you will get through it. And you might even learn how to move on in ways that weave your loved one into your day.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Relationship With Jesus

As a child of God, you are saved and set free to live fully, deeply, madly! But how do you grow a healthy relationship with Jesus when you’re distracted by life, work, relationships, family, health issues, money problems, traffic jams, spilled milk?

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3 Ways to Focus on What God Wants You to Do

Accomplishing God’s will for your life is easier – and more enjoyable! – when you know how to stay focused on what God wants you to do. It’s so tempting to be distracted by all the bells, whistles and squirrels in daily life…but those bells, whistles and squirrels are shallow and empty.